Published Online: 23 SEP 2005
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Parry, R. V. and Ward, S. G. 2005. T-lymphocyte Activation. eLS. .
- Published Online: 23 SEP 2005
T-lymphocyte activation refers to the set of biochemical events triggered by interaction of the T-cell antigen receptor with foreign antigen. Activation culminates in the secretion of IL-2, an autocrine growth factor for T cells.